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Quantity Surveying

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

2015

Buys, F. & Van Schalkwyk, T. 2015. The Relevance of Ethical Conduct in Creating a Competitive Advantage for Entry-level Emerging Contractors.  Acta Structilia, 22(2), 81 - 109.

Olwagen, J.,  Cumberlege, R. & Moss, I. 2015. Continuing Professional Development in the Quantity Surveying Profession.  Acta Structilia, 22(2), 22 - 44.

2014

Buys, F. & Van Rooyen, R. 2014. The Strategic Management of Construction Companies During Recessionary Cycles. Acta Structilia, 21 (2), 1 -21.

Claasen, R. & Cumberlege, R. 2014. Discounting of Quantity Surveying Fees in South Africa.  Acta Structilia, 21(1), 24 – 44.

Ndihokubwayo, R., Crafford, G.  & Buys, F. 2014. Model for Priority Construction Project Objectives Aligned with Monetary Incentives in a Motivational Environment. Acta Structilia, 21 (1), 79 – 116.

2013

Buys, F. & Le Roux, M. 2013. Causes of Defects in the South African Housing Construction Industry: Perception of Built Environment Stakeholders. Acta Structilia, 20(2), 78-99.

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

2015

Babolola, J.A., Buys, F. & Ncwadi, R. 2015. Assessing the construction sector contributions to the South Africa economy. The Ninth Built Environment Conference, Durban. 2 – 4 August 2015.

Babolola, J.A., Buys, F. & Ncwadi, R. 2015. Influence of inflating targeting monetary policy framework on the construction sector’s contribution of the South African economy. 4th Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 30 November – 1 December 2015.

De Beer, D. & Cumberlege, R. 2015. Improving claim management: a contractor’s perspective. 4th Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 30 November – 1 December 2015.

Dent, S. & Crafford, G. 2015. Predicting quantity surveying students’ performance. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

Dzadza, B. & Crafford, G. 2015. Artisans’ perceptions of factors affecting construction labour productivity on building sites. 4th Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 30 November – 1 December 2015.

Mabindla, K., Cumberlege, R., & Botha, B. 2015. Minimizing material waste in construction projects in the Eastern Cape Province. 4th Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 30 November – 1 December 2015.

Malan, R. & Smallwood, J. 2015. The introduction of Health and Safety (H&S) preliminaries in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

Mbulawa, Y. & Crafford, G. 2015. Causes and effects of delays in the South African construction industry. 4th Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 30 November – 1 December 2015.

Ntuli, S. & Crafford, G. 2015. Quantity surveyors’ ethical behaviour. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

Van Vuuren, J. & Crafford, G. 2015. Effective leadership communication of quantity surveyors in South Africa. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

Vianello, S. & Le Roux, G. 2015. Waiver of contractor’s lien: A discussion of contractual principles and obligations in the South African construction industry. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

Young, J., Dent, S. & Crafford, G. 2015. The role of the quantity surveyor in the green building process. 8th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Cementing the future, Bloemfontein, South Africa. 15 - 16 October 2015.

2014

Babalola, J.A. and Buys, F. 2014. Influence of macro-economic environment on prices of construction material in South Africa. Third NMMU Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth.  30 November – 2 December 2014.

Boateng, Y. & Slabber, J. 2014. Effectiveness of hospital maintenance management in the Amathole District Municipality. 7th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Mapping the future, Pretoria, South Africa. 22 – 23 September 2014.

Cloete, G. & Crafford, G. 2014. Marketing of Quantity Surveyor services: Investigating the knowledge vacuum. 7th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Mapping the future, Pretoria, South Africa. 22 – 23 September 2014.

De Jager, L. & Crafford, G. 2014. The leadership effectiveness of Quantity Surveyors in South Africa. 7th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Mapping the future, Pretoria, South Africa. 22 – 23 September 2014.

Dent, S. & Smallwood, J.J. 2014. Building Economics Pre-Course student perceptions.  Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) 13th Annual Conference, Portsmouth, 1 – 3 September 2014.

Hackney, M., Buys, F. & Crafford, G. 2014. The ethical behaviour of the built environment stakeholders: Quantity Surveyors perceptions’. TG59 ‘People in Construction’ Conference. Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 6 – 8 April 2014.

Hagemeier, M. & Slabber, J. 2014. Key factor areas for improving property valuations. 7th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Mapping the future, Pretoria, South Africa. 22 – 23 September 2014.

Johnson, A., Cumberlege, R. & Botha, B. 2014. A Project Managing Approach to Improve Housing Delivery. Third NMMU Construction Management Conference, Port Elizabeth.  30 November – 2 December 2014.

Ndihokubwayo, R., Crafford, G.  & Buys, F. 2014. Perceptions on the importance of offering monetary and non-monetary incentives to team members of construction projects. Proceedings of the 8th CIDB Postgraduate Conference, Johannesburg. 10 -11 February 2014.

Ndihokubwayo, R., Crafford, G.  & Buys, F. 2014. The identification of priority deliverables for an outcome driven construction project procurement in a non-monetary incentive motivational working environment. Re-Engineering Total Cost Management, ICEC 2014 – IX World Congress, Milan, Italy. 20 – 22 October 2014.

Ndihokubwayo, R., Crafford, G.  & Buys, F. 2014. Motivational factors towards performance of construction and consultants team members. 7th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Mapping the future, Pretoria, South Africa. 22 – 23 September 2014.

Oosthuizen, F. & Slabber, J. 2014. Maintenance challenges facing Government property: Focussing on Police Stations in the Eastern Cape. 7th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Mapping the future, Pretoria, South Africa. 22 – 23 September 2014.

Paurobally, M., Cumberlege, R. & Dent, S. 2014. Sick building syndrome in offices of built environment professional consultants – a maintenance management approach. 7th Annual Quantity Surveying Research Conference, Mapping the future, Pretoria, South Africa. 22 – 23 September 2014.

2013

Chinyayi, S. & Crafford, G. 2013.  Accessibility of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s library buildings to the visually impaired. Green Vision 2020, SACQSP Research Conference, Cape Town, South Africa. 20 – 21 June 2013.

Frans, S., Cumberlege, R. & Dent, S. 2013. The impact of the built environment on climate change. Green Vision 2020, SACQSP Research Conference, Cape Town, South Africa. 20 – 21 June 2013.

Ndihokubwayo, R., Crafford, G.  & Buys, F. 2013. Construction and consultants team members’ Motivational factors towards successful infrastructure delivery. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa. 17 – 19 March 2013.

Ndihokubwayo, R., Crafford, G.  & Buys, F. 2013.  Alignment of project objectives with incentives to achieve successful delivery of infrastructures. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa. 17 – 19 March 2013.

Ndihokubwayo, R., Crafford, G.  & Buys, F. 2013.  Consultant team members’ performance evaluation against incentives towards the achievement of green building principles. Green Vision 2020, SACQSP Research Conference, Cape Town, South Africa. 20 – 21 June 2013.

Ndihokubwayo, R., Crafford, G. & Buys, F. 2013.  Incentives as an activation agent for construction and consultant team members to enhance a successful construction project delivery. Proceedings of the 7th Built Environment Conference, Cape Town, South Africa. 28 – 30 July 2013.

 

Contact information
Prof Gerrit Crafford
Associate Professor
Tel: 27822630442
gerrit.crafford@mandela.ac.za